[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] Post-Doc Position on Vision-based Navigation and Control of Networked Aerial Robots at the University of Kansas

Chao, Haiyang chaohaiyang at ku.edu
Tue Nov 11 15:30:55 PST 2014

We have one immediate opening for Post Doc fellow position on vision-aided navigation and control of autonomous aerospace systems in the research group of Dr. Haiyang Chao at the Aerospace Engineering Department of the University of Kansas. This is a one-year benefit eligible appointment with possible extensions.

The successful applicant will work on research topics including:

(1) vision aided navigation in GPS-denied environments.

(2) cooperative sensing and cooperative control using networked unmanned vehicles,

For more information, visit: http://people.ku.edu/~h512c315/

We offer

(1) Post-Doc position in a small, dedicated team (close collaborations with faculty and students).

(2) Great opportunities to work on autonomous systems to solve real world research problems.

(3) Competitive salary.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in related fields. Desired candidates should have strong background and interests in at least two of the following areas:

(1) Computer vision & vision based SLAM,

(2) Stochastic estimation filter design,

(3) Controller theory & applications,

(4) MATLAB/C programming, & embedded systems.

Researchers with experiences on Remote Controlled (RC) airplanes and Paparazzi/Procerus/Piccolo are especially welcomed to apply.

Please contact Assistant Professor Haiyang Chao (chaohaiyangATku.edu) for with

(1) Cover letter summarizing your related research experiences and your career plan,

(2) Research statement,

(3) Detailed CV,

(4) Two representing journal publications.

(5) Three reference with their contact information.

The KU Aerospace Engineering Program is ranked at 33rd nationwide according to the 2014 U.S. News. Kansas hosts many large aircraft corporations including Cessna, Learjet, Hawker Beechcraft and Spirit AeroSystems, as well as other big companies including Sprint Nextel. Garmin.

Haiyang Chao

Ph.D. & Assistant Professor
Aerospace Engineering Department
The University of Kansas
Office: Learned 2130
(T): 785-864-2968  (E):chaohaiyang at ku.edu

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